SAS Weapons and Tactics

C8 carbine
The Regiment's primary assault carbine

M16 & variants
5.56mm rifle / carbine

HK G3
7.62mm battle rifle used by UKSF

HK G36
Modern assault rifle made by Heckler & Koch

HK MP5
World famous counter-terrorist weapons - the MP5 sub machine gun

MAC-11 SMG
'Spray and pray' compact sub machine gun

Handguns
Info on the Sig Sauer P226, Browning High Power and other pistols.

Remington 870
Shotgun often loaded with special breaching rounds

HK417
Medium ranger sniper rifle

L96A1
The Regiment's long range sniper rifle

AW 50
.50 cal anti-material rifle

Arwen 37
Tear gas canister launcher used for counter-terrorism operations

Flash-Bang
Stun Grenade devloped by the SAS CRW wing.

M72 LAW
Compact anti-tank rocket launcher

Claymore
A portable anti-personnel mine used for defence and ambushes

M203
40mm grenade launcher fitted to SAS rifles

UGL
A modern grenade launcher system

MK19
40mm grenade launcher fitted to SAS vehicles used in the 1991 Gulf War

Stinger
Shoulder-fired Surface-To_Air missile (SAM)